One can argue that the title refers to the returning soldiers catching up to a world that kept turning when they left. Quinn sees Donnie as someone he could have been if the wind blew him a different way. He also shows understanding for his one-armed buddy Boone who is getting into drunken brawls and winning by getting Boone a steady job and purpose.
Quinn himself has to adjust to law enforcement being less direct than his military background. They are all three looking for the feeling and odd clarity combat gave them.
We get realistic and harrowing shoot-outs, a gorgeous federal agent, a rogue gallery of villains that can be as funny as they are formidable, several blues and Elvis references, and banter Burt Reynolds and Jerry Reed would have loved to have had. When Donnie uses an eighteen-wheeler for some gear-shifting action, I knew Ace had to be smiling while he was hitting the keys. Ace Atkins has a talent for creating worlds.
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More filters. Sort order. Aug 16, Maddy rated it it was ok Shelves: reads. Then the woman is found dead, killed by a single shot wound.
Several other people are dispatched in the same way. This book didn't work at all for me. I detested the lead character.
I thought he was in his late 20s or early 30s, but it turns out he was